Conroe

Welcome to Conroe

A picturesque lakeside community with a vibrant cultural heartbeat
 
Nestled in Montgomery County, Conroe, Texas, is a scenic city that combines natural beauty with a lively cultural scene. Known for its lakefront attractions, Conroe offers residents and visitors an idyllic blend of outdoor recreation and urban amenities. The city’s growth has been carefully balanced with the preservation of its natural spaces, making it a desirable location for those who appreciate both city life's bustle and nature's tranquility. Conroe's historic downtown area, with its charming shops, restaurants, and theaters, serves as the heart of the community, offering a glimpse into its rich heritage and vibrant future.
 
The lifestyle in Conroe is characterized by its proximity to Lake Conroe, which influences much of the city’s recreational and social activities. The area boasts a thriving economy, supported by diverse industries and a cultural landscape enriched by local art, music, and theater. The community is active and engaged, with a calendar full of events and festivals that celebrate the unique character and history of the city.
 

What to Love

  • Lake Conroe’s recreational opportunities
  • Vibrant arts and cultural scene
  • The charming historic downtown district
  • Strong sense of community and engagement
  • Diverse dining and shopping experiences

Local Lifestyle

Living in Conroe means embracing a lifestyle where community and nature go hand in hand. Residents enjoy a high quality of life with access to numerous parks, hiking trails, and water-based activities on Lake Conroe. The city fosters a strong sense of community through its many festivals, local arts scene, and public events, creating a welcoming environment for newcomers and long-time residents alike. The blend of small-town charm and growing urban amenities makes Conroe an appealing place for a wide range of people, from young professionals to retirees.
 

Dining and Shopping

Conroe’s culinary scene is as diverse as its population, featuring a range of dining options from casual lakeside eateries to fine dining establishments. Local favorites like Vernon’s Kuntry Katfish offer classic Southern dishes in a friendly, rustic setting, while upscale restaurants like Pacific Yard House provide a more refined dining experience with a diverse menu and live entertainment. The city's culinary offerings reflect its cultural diversity, with Mexican, Italian, and Asian cuisines well-represented.
 
Shopping in Conroe ranges from charming downtown boutiques to modern retail centers. The Conroe Outlet Center is a popular destination for those looking to find brand-name goods at discounted prices, while the unique shops in the historic downtown area offer everything from handmade crafts to antique treasures. Seasonal markets and fairs, such as the Conroe Saturday AM Market, provide opportunities to purchase local produce and artisanal goods, supporting the area's small businesses and craftspeople.
 

Things to Do

Conroe is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts and cultural aficionados alike. Lake Conroe, a central feature of the city, offers boating, fishing, and water sports, making it a popular destination for residents and visitors. The area's parks and trails cater to those who prefer land-based activities, such as hiking, biking, and bird-watching, offering beautiful natural landscapes to explore.

Culturally, Conroe is rich in arts and entertainment, with a vibrant local theater scene, galleries, and live music venues that showcase local talent. The historic Crighton Theatre and Owen Theatre provide a stage for plays, musicals, and concerts, enriching the city’s cultural life. Seasonal events like the Conroe Cajun Catfish Festival and the Montgomery Wine & Music Fest draw crowds from across the region, highlighting the city's festive spirit and community focus.

Overview for Conroe, TX

87,930 people live in Conroe, where the median age is 32.9 and the average individual income is $34,843. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

87,930

Total Population

32.9 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$34,843

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Conroe, TX

Conroe has 32,775 households, with an average household size of 2.64. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Conroe do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 87,930 people call Conroe home. The population density is 1,221.33 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

87,930

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

32.9

Median Age

50.41 / 49.59%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
32,775

Total Households

2.64

Average Household Size

$34,843

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Conroe, TX

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The following schools are within or nearby Conroe. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
Juvenile Justice Alternative Education Program
PUBLIC
11th - 11th
No rating available
Calvary Baptist School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Sacred Heart Catholic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Lifestyle Christian School
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
3/5
Armstrong Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
2/5
Patterson Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
3/5
Anderson Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
3/5
PUBLIC
5th - 6th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Robert P Brabham Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Runyan Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
3/5
Turner Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Wilkinson Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
4/5
Houston Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
1/5
Giesinger Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
4/5
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
3/5
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
No rating available
Montgomery County J J A E P
PUBLIC
10th - 12th
No rating available
Juvenile Detention Center
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
No rating available
Travis Intermediate
PUBLIC
5th - 6th
No rating available
W Lloyd Meador Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
3/5
Booker T Washington High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
PUBLIC
5th - 6th
No rating available
Grace Crossing Academy
PRIVATE
K - K
No rating available
Founders Classical Academy - Conroe
PUBLIC
K - 8th
3/5
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